SECTION 16 ELDERLY & DISABLED

The section of the Federal Transit Act (FTA) (formerly known as the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964), as amended, that declares the national policy to be that elderly persons and persons with disabilities have the same right as other persons to utilize mass transportation facilities and services, and that special efforts shall be made in the planning and design of mass transportation facilities and service so that effective utilization by elderly persons and persons with disabilities is assured.